Women of the Year

2018 – Shelly Reynolds

Shelley Reynolds serves as Vice President, Worldwide Controller and Principal Accounting Officer at Amazon. In her role, Shelley has spent the past decade overseeing Amazon’s accounting function, managing a global team that touches every geography in which Amazon operates. Prior to Amazon, Shelley served as a Partner at Deloitte & Touche.
A proud graduate of UW, Ms. Reynolds serves on the Foster School of Business Advisory Board. Ms. Reynolds has been recognized as one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s Top Women in Tech, on Moves Magazine’s Power Women list, and was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council.



2017 – Britt Peterson Fero

UWiB’s Woman of the Year Honoree is Britt Peterson Fero, a branding and strategy mogul in the Seattle area. Britt was UWiB’s Fall Kickoff speaker in 2015, when she was the Chief Strategy and Media Officer for Publicis Seattle. She impressed our members then and we are so excited to have her back again! She recently began PB&, her own strategy firm, and continues to inspire us through her entrepreneurship and chutzpah!
2016 – Dianka Linear
The “Paving the Way” Fundraiser is also an opportunity for UWiB to thank and honor women in leadership who are “paving the way” for future female business leaders. Every year UWiB recognizes one Seattle professional as the UWiB “Woman of the Year” for her professional success, commitment to the Seattle community, and embodiment of UWiB’s values. This year, UWiB is honored to recognize Diankha Linear, Senior Director, Corporate Compliance for Nordstrom, Inc. as the UWiB “Woman of the Year.”
2015 – Sue Anderson
As the recipient of the Seattle Business Magazine’s 2014 Executive Excellence Awards and recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal as a 2014 Woman of Influence, Sue has undoubted led a successful and inspiring career path. Not only is she a successful business leader, but she is also very involved in the Seattle community. Among the many philanthropic causes she supports, her team was recognized as the Top Corporate Fundraising Team in the Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure” event. Her leadership both in and out of the office is an incredible example to our members and the Seattle community
2014 – Jane Park